The Youth Climate Justice Fund supports with core flexible funding to emerging youth climate justice collectives. Groups can apply for a grant of up to USD 10,000, which can be used for a period of 12 months.


What are the criteria for applying?

  • our group or collective is led by young people aged 35 years and below. In order to be eligible for a YCJF grant, the majority of your leadership must be young people or the individuals with decision making power should be aged 35 years and below.
  • Your group, network or collective is based in Africa; the Middle East; Asia-Pacific, South Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; and Central, and Eastern Europe.
  • You believe in and exhibit inclusive organizing, collective action and intersectional movement building.

We specifically look for groups who are:

  • Cultivating diverse leadership rooted in fair and equitable climate action with community power
  • Raising ambitions and commitments on climate & socio-environmental justice
  • Holding policymakers accountable to their promises and strengthening community power